Ukraine and Sweden Open Joint Production of Combat Vehicles

by Meifan Honcharuk
Monday, August 21, 2023
Ukraine and Sweden Open Joint Production of Combat Vehicles

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and PM of Sweden Ulf Kristersson signed a statement on the joint production of "CV90"

Politicians reported this during a joint press conference. The Ukrainian military is already using Combat Vehicle 90 infantry fighting vehicles. The Armed Forces of Ukraine received from Sweden.

Now 2 countries will produce this equipment together. Ukrainian concerns will produce and repair combat vehicles. Such machines have a high level of passability and can safely transport personal personnel and provide fire support. Ukraine plans to begin work on the manufacture of armoured vehicles as soon as possible.

"Today, we have detailed our agreement on joint production of CV90 in Ukraine, localization of production, repairs, etc. This is very important for us. This is an example of the fact that security cooperation, cooperation in production fully reflects the unity of our values," Zelenskyy said.

The head of Ukraine thanked the Sweden government for the opportunity to improve the ability to advance during the liberation of the territories from the invaders and preserve the soldiers' lives. He called the joint opening of infantry fighting vehicle production the highest sign of trust from another state.

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